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Evgeniya Zakharova


SportShort Track
Born04 Oct 1994 in Novouralsk 
OccupationAthlete, Student
Higher educationEcology, Management - Ural Federal University: Yekaterinburg, RUS
ResidenceNovouralsk, RUS
FamilyHusband Dmitry Gorbunov
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 43.178 03 Feb 2019 Dresden  
    1000m 1:30.229 06 Mar 2019 Krasnoyarsk  
    1500m 2:22.747 02 Nov 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 5:07.489 22 Dec 2019 Kolomna  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Championships
World Championships
    3000m Relay     1  
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay     2  
European Championships
European Championships
    3000m Relay 1 2 1  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamCentral Sports Army Club: Russia  
Reason for choosing this sportHer younger sister decided she wanted to try short track. Zakharova went along to keep her company and enjoyed it. "Now it is my job, my hobby, my life."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer parents. (Athlete, 06 Dec 2019)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachVladimir Grigorev [national], RUS; Alexei Yelnyakov [personal], RUS  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport in 2005 in Novouralsk, Russian Federation.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"You only achieve what you believe." (Athlete, 06 Dec 2019)  
HobbiesReading, cooking. (Athlete, 06 Dec 2019)  
Awards and honoursIn 2020 she received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (, 19 Oct 2020)  
NicknamesZhenya (, 08 Mar 2013)  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the 3000m relay at the 2015 European Championships in Dordrecht, Netherlands, and securing bronze in the 3000m relay at the 2016 World Championships in Seoul, Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 06 Dec 2019)  
AmbitionsTo win a medal at the Olympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 06 Dec 2019)  
Hero / IdolRussian short track skater Victor An. (Athlete, 06 Dec 2019)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2014/2015 European Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2015/2016 European Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 European Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2015/2016 World Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2011/2012 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 European Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2020/2021 European Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2020/2021 World Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1000m5  
    2011/2012 European Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 World Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2012/2013 World Junior Championships Overall6  
    2019/2020 European Championships 1500m6  
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2016/2017 European Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2011/2012 World Junior Championships Overall9  
    2014/2015 World Championships 1000m9  
    2015/2016 European Championships Overall9  
    2020/2021 European Championships Overall9  
    2014/2015 European Championships Overall9  
    2013/2014 World Junior Championships Overall11  
    2015/2016 World Championships 500m11  
    2020/2021 European Championships 500m11  
    2019/2020 European Championships Overall11  
    2019/2020 European Championships 1000m12  
    2019/2020 European Championships 500m14  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1000m15  
    2015/2016 World Championships Overall15  
    2020/2021 World Championships 500m16  
    2014/2015 World Championships Overall17  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1000m17  
    2014/2015 World Championships 1500m17  
    2020/2021 European Championships 1500m18  
    2020/2021 World Championships Overall19  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships Overall20  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1500m20  
    2014/2015 World Championships 500m22  
    2020/2021 World Championships 1500m26  
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships Overall27  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 Minsk 3000m Relay1  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 Dresden 2000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 Turin 2000m Relay1  
    2019/2020 Montreal, QC 2000m Relay2  
    2015/2016 Dordrecht 3000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 Nagoya 2000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 2000m Relay2  
    2014/2015 Montreal, QC 3000m Relay3  
    2015/2016 Toronto, ON 3000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 Nagoya 3000m Relay3  
    2015/2016 Dresden 3000m Relay4  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m4  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 3000m Relay5  
    2015/2016 Dresden 500m5  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 Dresden 3000m Relay6  
    2018/2019 Almaty 2000m Relay6  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m6  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 3000m Relay7  
    2014/2015 Dresden 3000m Relay9  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay9  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 3000m Relay9  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 3000m Relay9  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m9  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m10  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1000m10  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1500m10  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 500m11  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay12  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 500m14  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 500m14  
    2016/2017 Dresden 500m14  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 1000m14  
    2014/2015 Dresden 1000m14  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m15  
    2018/2019 Dresden 500m15  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m15  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1500m16  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 500m17  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m17  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m17  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1500m18  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m18  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1500m19  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m19  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 500m19  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m19  
    2014/2015 Erzurum 500m23  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1500m23  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m24  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1500m26  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m27  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 1000m29  
    2014/2015 World Cup Classification 500m32  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 500m34  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1000m36  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m36  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1500m40  
    2011/2012 World Cup Classification 1500m40  
    2011/2012 World Cup Classification 500m41  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1500m45  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1500m46  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1000m46  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1500m47  
    2013/2014 World Cup Classification 500m50  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 500m51  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1000m59  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1000m60  
    2011/2012 World Cup Classification 1000m62  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1000m67  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 1000m77  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 1500m87